Subsistence & Incidentals/Meals and incidentals (include tips/fees for services such as waiters and baggage handlers: pressing and/or cleaning of clothes) are reimbursed for actual expenses incurred, up to the ceiling of $74/day (if gone for less than 24 hours, NO Meals and Incidentals will be reimbursed).
The daily meal and incidental expense (M&IE) cap for travel within the continental U.S. (CONUS) has been increased to $74. Although the University's cap amount is tied to the maximum Federal per diem, travelers may seek reimbursement only for their actual expenses in accordance with existing policy. Departments should remind their travelers that only expenses actually incurred are reimbursable.
Meals covered by conference registration fees, provided in-flight, or hosted by another individual, organization, etc. may not be claimed for reimbursement.